Golf News – October 2, 2020

ECCO® GOLF Unveils Updates for Autumn / Winter 2020 Collection

LONDONDERRY, NH – ECCO – a leading manufacturer of innovative footwear – announces the introduction of the Autumn / Winter 2020 collection featuring the new women’s COOL PRO, alongside fresh design elements and colorways of current styles.

Available in three color options, the women’s COOL PRO boasts a completely waterproof GORE-TEX SURROUND® structure designed for breathability and protection from the elements. Ensuring excellent support in any condition, the durable yak leather upper sits atop the ECCO E-DTS™ outsole comprised of more than 800 traction angles.

Additional updates include:

MEN’S BIOM® G3 – The Danish brand’s flagship cleated model now features strong and abrasion-resistant ECCO SOFT CALF NAPPA leather uppers for a smoother look and feel, complimented by BIOM® X-TENSA INVISIBLE technology that links the sole to the lacing system for added stability. The updated model is available in Black, White and Concrete colors, with the BOA® lacing system in White and Dark Shadow.

S-THREE – New colorways of the best-selling style for men and women, including Ombre and Damask Rose / White Mirage.

MEN’S STREET RETRO – Revamped design including a textile collar for additional comfort and cushioning available in Black, Bright White, Mocha and Marine color options.

GOLF SOFT – Men’s and women’s styles now feature a section colored midsole. New colorways include White and Titanium for men, and Warm Grey, Rose Pearl and Alusilver for women.

MEN’S BIOM® COOL PRO – The innovative design with GORE-TEX SURROUND® technology will also be available in Ombre.

All ECCO GOLF shoes are crafted at company-owned factories that utilize FLUIDFORM™ technology to bond the upper and outsole unit, creating a one-piece shoe without the use of glue or stitching. Benefits include flexibility, durability and a lightweight construction.

ECCO GOLF shoes are worn in competition around the world by Henrik Stenson, Thomas Bjørn, Fred Couples, Erik van Rooyen, Doc Redman, Lydia Ko, Minjee Lee and Caroline Masson, among others.

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Golf Pride® Expands Popular Pro Only™ Putter Grip Family With Cord Series

PINEHURST, NC – Golf Pride, an industry leader in swing grip and putting grip innovation, announced today it is expanding its popular PRO ONLY™ putter grip family with the CORD Series.  The all-new PRO ONLY CORD assortment delivers an enhanced tactile feel, providing more feedback in concert with Golf Pride’s high-performance rubber-compound material in 3 Tour-optimized shapes and sizes. Discerning players will appreciate how the grips’ cord-plus-rubber combination delivers more responsive feel on the greens.

The new PRO ONLY™ CORD series builds on the trusted Tour preferred shapes and sizes originally introduced in 2019 that allowed amateur golfers of all levels better feedback and feel which is critical for repeatable distance control, and proven to be the choice of the games most confident putters.

“The most consistent players on the green, understand the importance of feel and its connection to a successful putting stroke,” said Bruce Miller, product manager, Golf Pride. “The PRO ONLY family really facilitates players realizing improved feel and feedback in their putting, allowing them to roll the ball with better speed control and more confidence.  With PRO ONLY CORD, we have maximized those attributes, with our cord technology delivering even greater levels of tactile feedback with every stroke.”

The PRO ONLY CORD series putter grips will be available in the same popular three sizes and shapes as the Golf Pride PRO ONLY original line-up. Those selections include:

PRO ONLY Red Star

  •     Modernized horseshoe shape with an arched paddle front.
  •     Slight pistol kick in the back.
  •     72 cc size and 74.5g weight.

PRO ONLY Blue Star

  •     Angled profile with a wide, flat paddle front.
  •     Angled back shape.
  •     81 cc size and 82g weight.

PRO ONLY Green Star

  •     Oval shape with an arched paddle.
  •     Slight upper hand flared back.
  •     88 cc size and 86.5g weight.

The PRO ONLY CORD series will hit retail on October 1, 2020 and feature a selling price of $19.99 per grip.

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